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Jul 21, 2019

As we commemorate the momentous occasion of Neil Armstrong being the first man to walk on the moon, on July 21, 1969, let us not forget that The Cardigans were the first band on the moon. More

Nov 15, 2018

The Cardigans have announced some new tour dates where they perform their 1998 album Gran Turismo in its entirety. More

Nina Persson of The Cardigans Shares New Song “Var ligger Sverige?”

Her First Song in Swedish Features Thomas Öberg, Moto Boy, and !Regeringen

Feb 19, 2018

Nina Persson of The Cardigans and A Camp has shared a new song, "Var ligger Sverige?" It's apparently the first single to have the Swedish native singing in her own language (and it's true, all of The Cardigans' albums were in English).  More

Watch: Local Natives - “Dark Days (Featuring Nina Persson)” Video

Sunlit Youth Out Now via Loma Vista/Infectious Music

Mar 08, 2017

Local Natives released their third albumSunlit Youth, last September via Loma Vista and Infectious Music. Now the band has shared a video of Sunlit Youth track "Dark Days." The song features guest vocals from Nina Persson of The Cardigans and A CampMore

Dec 14, 2016

Local Natives released their third album, Sunlit Youth, back in September via Loma Vista and Infectious Music. Now the band has shared a remix of Sunlit Youth track "Dark Days" by Los Angeles-based electronic duo ClassixxMore

Jun 10, 2015

The Polar Music Prize is an annual ceremony held in Sweden since 1992 that has been described as "the Noble Prize of Music." Last night they honored American country icon Emmylou Harris. More

Jun 10, 2015

The Polar Music Prize is an annual ceremony held in Sweden since 1992 that has been described as "the Noble Prize of Music." More

Watch: Nina Persson – “Food For The Beast” Video

Animal Heart is out now on The End

Jun 26, 2014

Here’s the video for “Food From the Beast,” a cut from Nina Persson’s (Cardigans/A-Camp) solo album, Animal Heart More

Watch: Nina Persson “Animal Heart” Video

Debut Solo Album From Swedish Pop Singer Due in February

Nov 25, 2013

Swedish pop star Nina Persson is releasing her first solo album Animal Heart via Lojinx Records in February, and today she debuted the titular first single and video. Persson is best known for "Lovefool," a '90s staple performed by her former band The Cardigans. Since the '90s, Persson has released two albums with A Camp. More


Winning to Lose: The Indie Rock Revolution a Decade and a Half Later

Paul Banks, Wayne Coyne, Kevin Drew, Black Francis, Ben Gibbard, Jens Lekman, Murray Lightburn, Colin Meloy, Nina Persson, Laetitia Sadier, and More on Indie Rock's Identity Crisis

Mar 20, 2017

In 2001, when Under the Radar's first issue was released, the music industry had reached a transitional moment. In January, Apple introduced its iTunes program to the world, laying the groundwork to forever change how listeners interfaced with their music. More

May 14, 2014

It's been 20 years since Nina Persson first emerged as the frontwoman for the Swedish five-piece The Cardigans. Now, after six Cardigans albums and two with her own A Camp project, Persson is finally stepping out on her own.  More

May 13, 2014

"Less bearded music." That's how Nina Persson, Swedish born frontwoman for both The Cardigans and A Camp, describes her debut solo album, Animal Heart. For Persson, releasing music for the first time under her own name has given her freedom to move in a different direction. More

2013 Artist Survey: Nina Persson

The Cardigans and A Camp Frontwoman on Lou Reed, Obamacare, Edward Snowden, Spotify, Bad Reviews, and More

Jan 30, 2014

For Under the Radar's 11th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to the important issues of the last year, as well as some quirkier subjects. Check out our next print issue and digital issue for surveys from My Morning Jacket, Foals, Amanda Palmer, Local Natives, Wild Nothing, These New Puritans, Lanterns on the Lake, Xiu Xiu, and Summer Camp. More


Animal Heart

Animal Heart

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Mar 19, 2014

As the vocalist for The Cardigans, whose success with "Lovefool" and "My Favourite Game" put the group in mainstream pop consciousness, Nina Persson's voice has a larger presence than the individual behind it. Working with A Camp, her other band, as well as Cake Sale, and numerous other guest appearances, Animal Heart is Persson's first wholly solo album. More